Police ID woman found dead in car in Petersburg

Posted at 4:20 PM, Dec 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-14 19:50:12-05


PETERSBURG, Va. — Petersburg police are investigating a homicide after a woman’s body was found in a car early Saturday morning.

Officers made the discovery when they were dispatched to the 1900 block of Wakefield Street at 12:08 a.m. after a call reported that shots were fired in the area.

Police found 43-year old Arnesse Peterson in her car suffering from a gunshot wound.

Peterson was pronounced dead at the scene.

There are no suspects yet.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.